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Why Tennis is a Great Sport for Seniors

Tennis is a very popular sport for many seniors, and for good reason. It can not only be extremely healthy, but it’s also a sport seniors can compete in and master. In fact, the International Tennis Federation has its own senior and Super-Seniors divisions! But, what makes tennis great for seniors? You may remember we […]

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How Healthy is Coconut Milk for You?

For many people, the only time you’ve tasted coconut is on vacation with a delicious piña colada or fresh coconut water right from the tree. But, there’s a growing body of evidence that the many forms of coconut can actually offer you a lot of health benefits. Today, we’ll be looking at a few of […]

3 Healthy Cooking Oils You Should Be Using and Why

While walking through your local grocery store’s aisles, you’ll likely pass by lots of different types of cooking oils. As tempting as it may be to grab the vegetable oil (which may contain corn, soybean, cotton, or many other oil mixes), there are some wonderful oil options to try adding to your cooking! So, what […]

Is Your Doctor in Your Medicare Plan’s Network? How to Tell

Your Medicare plan’s network can make a massive difference in your coverage and costs. If you’re enrolled in Original Medicare, and even if you have a Medigap plan to go with it, you likely won’t need to deal with networks too much, unless you have Part D coverage as well. As long as your doctor […]

How Video Games Can Be Healthy for Seniors

Video games are often considered a pastime only for the young, something for teens and the immature. This belief is so pervasive that even the marketing of the video game industry has ignored a largely untapped market — seniors. However, there’s reason to believe that, not only are seniors getting into gaming, video games are […]

Does Medicare Cover Cancer Treatment?

Cancer is a terrifying diagnosis that can, and often does, affect the entire family. And, this fear is entirely reasonable. In 2019 alone, it’s estimated over 1.7 million new cases will be diagnosed and over 600,000 people will die from a form of cancer. Unfortunately, there are more concerns with a cancer diagnosis than just […]

Love Sports, But Can’t Play? How You Can Get Involved

Most people have at least one sport that they love — whether it’s football, soccer, basketball, or even the growing e-sports. Sometimes, you can’t play the sport you love for one or a number of reasons. Whether it’s fitness, health, or availability, there can be some insurmountable barriers to physically playing the sport. That doesn’t […]

Is Keto the Secret to Diet Success?

The ketogenic diet, also known as the keto diet, is one of the most popular diets in the United States and beyond right now, and that’s for a reason. All you have to do is talk to someone who you know that’s trying it to see the results they’ve had. So, what’s the skinny on […]

Do All Doctors Accept Medicare Assignment?

Medicare assignment is an agreement that your health care provider (doctor) has made to be paid by Medicare for the services they deliver. An important part of this agreement is that your provider won’t charge you anything more than a Medicare deductible and coinsurance. This can keep your out-of-pocket costs lower and ensure that your […]

Who is Pasquale Sciarappa, Senior YouTube Chef?

Are you looking to make some truly delicious meals at home, but want to learn from a video series packed with as much personality as it is flavor? If that describes you, then, you need to check out Chef Pasquale Sciarappa and his OrsaraRecipes YouTube channel. Since 2008, Chef Sciarappa has been making videos showcasing […]